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McConnell: We Must Break Washington’s “Spending Addiction”

DanB_Tiffin Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 4:19 PM
Here is how you start, liberal spendaholics: 1. We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction to spending other people's money, that our lives had become unmanageable. 2. We came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. 3. We made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him. Of course, you need enough pain to reach the one moment of clarity. However, you are able to dilute your pain by forcing the cost of your addiction onto others. So, your recovery will probably never happen until after the inevitable crash of the USA.

Early Sunday morning on ABC’s “This Week” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell delivered a simple yet important message to President Obama and his Democratic colleagues on the Hill: It’s time to tackle spending:

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell says that "absolutely the tax issue is behind us" as a result of the "fiscal cliff" deal and that it's now time to focus solely on confronting what he calls "our spending addiction."

He says it shouldn't require a crisis for President Barack Obama and the Democratic majority in the Senate to address federal spending and the future of big entitlement programs...